Instructional Activity# Perfect Cubes

Lesson 17. Unit 1. Grade 6 Open Up Resources

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This Instructional Activity is a part of the Lesson 17, Unit 1, Grade 6. In this activity, students think about examples and non-examples of perfect cubes and find the volumes of cubes given their edge lengths. Students see that the edge length of a cube determines its volume, notice the numerical expressions that can be written when calculating volumes, and write a general expression for finding the volume of a cube.